Articles tagged China

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This eyeglass shop is so minimal, it doesn't even have a storefront

Shanghai – Junya Ishigami designs a minimal eyewear store is which the stark-white interior is comprised only of floating concrete blocks.

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Millennials are leading the experience economy and hostels are following suit

Hangzhou, China – Say Architects designs a luxury hostel in China featuring cultural amenities.

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To attract millennials to its flagship, Heytea takes from experiential retail’s playbook

Shenzhen, China – The gourmet tea brand turned to Tomo Design to execute a two-storey flagship in Shenzhen, where engagement is the main focus.

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Want to create an immersive window display? Break the fourth wall

Shantour, China – For an apparel retailer in China, Ad Architecture merges window display and retail space into one.

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This Chinese teahouse has an unlikely inspiration: a Romanian sculptor

Beijing – Sò Studio designs théATRE, a teahouse in Beijing, by referencing palette, form and use of light in Constantin Brâncuși’s sculptures.

 
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Layering new surfaces over old makes a heritage house emphatically modern

Shanghai – Without altering the layout or touching historical elements, Wutopia Lab use colour and texture to entirely 'rewrite' a Shanghai residence.

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Part nurture, part nature, seamless smart living of the future is now

A mix of the organic with the high tech, the Haier Smart Home Experience Centre designed by Spacemen, lets visitors experience the brand and its cutting edge smart living technology in one seamless …

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This Chinese museum architecturally connects to the surrounding landscape

Changzhou – The amorphous shape of a lakeside urban institution in Changzhou is inspired by an historic musical instrument.

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A Beijing boutique consecrates the cycle of creation and destruction

Beijing – Ito Masaru's flagship for leather-goods designer Isamu Katayama Backlash is designed to feel like hallowed ground.

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A daytime café transitions seamlessly into a cocktail bar at night

Shanghai – Designed by Office AIO, this sunny daytime café in Shanghai expands into a dim cocktail bar at night. 

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In China, furniture companies are getting wise to millennial-friendly retail

Shanghai – The Shouter, a spin-off store from an established Chinese retailer, panders to the tastes of young consumers thanks to design by Kostas Chatzigiannis.

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Why bookstores today depend on interiors with strong visual identity

Xi’an, China – Gonverge Interior Design built E Pang Bookstore, a retail space where futurism meets humanism in Xi’an.